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  1. Go west, young HanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | OpEdNews

    November 18, 2014: it's a day that should live forever in history. On that day, in the city of Yiwu in China's Zhejiang province, 300 kilometers south of Shanghai, the first train carrying 82 containers of export goods weighing more than 1,000 tons left a massive warehouse complex heading for Madrid.

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  2. Go West, young HanRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Le Monde diplomatique

    November 18, 2014: it's a day that should live forever in history. On that day, in the city of Yiwu in China's Zhejiang province, 300 kilometers south of Shanghai, the first train carrying 82 containers of export goods weighing more than 1,000 tons left a massive warehouse complex heading for Madrid.

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  3. East vs. Rest: China's Eurasian Integration vs. the West's Empire of ChaosRead the original story

    Tuesday | Common Dreams

    "Ninety percent of the global container trade still travels by ocean," explains Escobar, "and that's what Beijing plans to change." November 18, 2014: it's a day that should live forever in history.

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  4. Pepe Escobar, Eurasian Integration vs. the Empire of ChaosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | OpEdNews

    We were kids, but they weren't kidding. It wasn't called "Risk: The Game of Global Domination" for nothing.

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  5. Pepe Escobar: Eurasian Integration vs. the Empire of ChaosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Kos

    We were kids, but they weren't kidding. It wasn't called "Risk: The Game of Global Domination" for nothing.

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  6. Eurasian Integration vs. the Empire of ChaosRead the original story

    Tuesday | Common Dreams

    "Ninety percent of the global container trade still travels by ocean," explains Escobar, "and that's what Beijing plans to change." November 18, 2014: it's a day that should live forever in history.

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  7. China's New Silk RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Nation

    Russia's President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with China's President Xi Jinping during a welcoming ceremony at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation. This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com .

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  8. Three hurt in Xinjiang knife attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Newsday

    Chinese authorities have arrested a knife-wielding man who injured three people waiting at a bus stop in Xinjiang, local media say. But Xinjiang, which borders Central Asia, has seen a spate of attacks in recent months, amid tension between its minority Muslim Uighur population and Han Chinese residents.

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  9. Three injured in knife attack in China's restive XinjiangRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Star Online

    Police in the capital of China's unruly far western region of Xinjiang have detained a man after three people were injured in a knife attack, state media said, in the latest incident of violence there. The man attacked the people at a bus stop in a development zone in Urumqi, the official Xinhua news agency said late on Monday.

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  10. China Becomes Latest Nation to Impose Burqa Ban in Muslim Western CapitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Breitbart.com

    China has just banned the burqa in the mainly Muslim province of Xinjiang's capital, Urumqi. The government has also banned Islamic head coverings and beards in an effort to contain restive Islamic fundamentalism from turning into a full-scale Jihad against the state.

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  11. About 300 Chinese said fighting alongside ISIS in Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Daily Star

    This file picture taken on on May 23, 2014 shows fully armed Chinese paramilitary police patrol a street in Urumqi, the capital of farwest China's Muslim Uighur homeland of Xinjiang. AFP PHOTO/GOH CHAI HIN/FILES BEIJING: About 300 Chinese people are fighting alongside ISIS in Iraq and Syria, a Chinese state-run newspaper said Monday, a rare tally that is likely to fuel worry in China that militants pose a threat to security.

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  12. 11:25 Kazakhstan, China currency swap arrangement amounts to 7 billion CNY / 200 billion KZTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | AkiPress

    The National Bank of Kazakhstan and the People's Bank of China have done the Agreement on the Organization of Settlements and Payments, and the Kazakh Tenge / Chinese Yuan Bilateral Currency Swap Arrangement, the Kazakh central bank said Monday. The Agreements were signed by Kairat Kelimbetov, Governor of the National Bank of Kazakhstan, and Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China on the 14 th of December 2014 in Astana.

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  13. China is Said to Have Freed Jailed Uyghur LinguistRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | China Digital Times

    The linguist, Abduweli Ayup, who spent two years in the United States on a Ford Foundation scholarship, was released on Nov. 27, three months before the end of the 18-month sentence he received for "illegal fund-raising," Radio Free Asia said on Friday, citing an interview with one of his relatives. Dilyar Obul and Muhemmet Sidik, two business associates who were convicted with Mr. Ayup in August, remain jailed in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, according to the news service, which is financed by the United States government.

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  14. China bans wearing of full-length veils in public in UrumqiRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Newkerala.com

    Legislators in the capital of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, Urumqi in China have put a ban on full-face veils and full-body coverings in public in an attempt to curb the spread of religious extremism. The standing committee of the Urumqi people's congress passed the regulation on Friday.

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  15. China's Uighur region to ban veiled robesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Al Jazeera

    The capital of China's restive western region of Xinjiang has introduced a law banning veiled robes in public as part of measures taken by Beijing to curb "Muslim extremism", authorities have announced. The law in the predominantly Muslim region comes as Beijing intensifies a campaign against religious "extremism" that it blames for the violence that has left hundreds dead in the past 20 months.

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  16. Public burqa ban in Chinese cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | CNN

    Legislators in the capital of China's restive far-western Xinjiang province passed a law Wednesday to prohibit residents from wearing burqas in public, state media reported Thursday, highlighting the government's continued campaign against religious extremism. The new ban in Urumqi was first reported on ts.cn , a Xinjiang government-run website, and later widely published by other state media outlets.

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  17. Chinese city bans full face veils in publicRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Newkerala.com

    The city of Urumqi, capital of the conflict-ridden Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in northwestern China, has passed a regulation banning the wearing of full face veils and full body coverings in public, the state-run China Daily newspaper reported Friday. The new regulation, passed Wednesday by the standing committee of the Urumqi people's congress, is expected to come into force on Jan 1; however it first has to be ratified by the regional people's congress.

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  18. Friday Links | December 12, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Muslimah Media Watch

    Videos continue to emerge online of Central Asian migrant workers humiliated by their countrymen for allegedly being prostitutes and a shame for their nation. Militants belonging to Al Shabaab in Somalia have killed two Somali policewomen ; in return a policeman has killed five women belonging to the group who were held by Somali police.

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  19. Ethnic region's capital to ban veiled robesRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Standard

    The regional capital of China's restive western region of Xinjiang has introduced a law banning veiled robes in public places. The measure in the predominantly Muslim region comes as Beijing intensifies a campaign against religious extremism that it blames for the violence that has left hundreds dead in the past 20 months.

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  20. Chinese city in restive Muslim region bans burqa in publicRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | WICU12 Erie

    Legislators in the capital of China's restive far-western Xinjiang province passed a law Wednesday to prohibit residents from wearing burqas in public, state media reported Thursday, highlighting the government's continued campaign against religious extremism. The new ban in Urumqi was first reported on ts.cn, a Xinjiang government-run website, and later widely published by other state media outlets.

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